Author:
Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network
Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
7
Tags:
  • 3d Modeling
  • Accessibility
  • Collaboration
  • Geometry
  • Math
  • PBL
  • Problem Based Learning
  • SketchUp
  • Surface Area
  • Volume
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, Interactive, Video

    Education Standards

    Making Our School Safe & Accessible

    Making Our School Safe & Accessible

    Overview

    In this problem-based learning module, students will work collaboratively to improve the accessibility or safety of their school or community. For example, students could identify that accessibility ramps need to be added to the school property or additional sidewalks need to be created/repaired to increase the safety of students as they walk to school. Students would work together to create models of these improvements and create a communications plan that informs the stakeholders of the materials needed to create these improvements (i.e. using volume to determine the amount of concrete, using angles to determine measurements for ramps, etc..).

    Section 1

    In this problem-based learning module, students will work collaboratively to improve the accessibility or safety of their school or community. For example, students could identify that accessibility ramps need to be added to the school property or additional sidewalks need to be created/repaired to increase the safety of students as they walk to school. Students would work together to create models of these improvements and create a communications plan that informs the stakeholders of the materials needed to create these improvements (i.e. using volume to determine the amount of concrete, using angles to determine measurements for ramps, etc..).